NBN Online for the week of May 16, 2005

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In This Issue:

Front Page
Builders Seek Timely OSHA Citations and Other Reforms
Will You Be the Next Winner of a Digital Camera?
New Southern Nevada Homes Embrace Water Conservation
Coast to Coast
Developer Tactics to Avoid Housing Bust
Economics & Finance
Home Buyers Opt for Upscale Smaller Homes
Builder Confidence on Home Sales Holding Strong
Business Management
What Do You Need From Your Estimating Software?
Seniors Housing
A Holistic Approach to Wellness for CCRCs
Little Consolidation Seen in Remodeling Industry
Ohio Remodeler Named Remodelor™ of the Month
Education Calendar
New Roadless Rule Lets States Choose Forest Protection
Career Staffer New EPA Administrator
Building Quality
Pulte, KB Home Divisions Earn Quality Certification
Deadline for Housing Quality Award Application Nears
Workforce housing
2006 Workforce Housing Awards Open
Workers Make Hard Choices to Pay for Housing
Housing Costs Get Tougher Still for Working Families
ICC to Guide Mexican Codes and Standards Update
Student Chapter Opens at Acosta Job Corps Center
Building Products
Custom Sell Sheets Present Door Glass Upgrades
Builder's Engineer
Good Lawyer — Bad Lawyer
NAHB-Produced Shows on HGTV & DIY — This Week
Research Center Seeks Land Development Expert
Association News
Customize Your Computer’s Cursor With the NBN ‘Hammer’
Tsunami Relief at Almost $350,000
GM Discount Available on More Than 80 Vehicles
Calendar of Events

Education Calendar

May 16-18 

Building for Boomers & Beyond: Seniors Housing Symposium 2005

Chantilly, Va. 

May 22-24

Building Systems Councils Plant Tour

Charlotte, N.C.

June 13-14

Understanding Housing Markets and Consumers (IMR 1)

Bradenton, Fla.

June 13-15 

NAHB/BALA Design Institute for Builders

Denver, Colo. 

June 26-28 

Concrete Technologies Tour

Kansas City, Mo. 

Aug. 9-13 

2005 EOC Seminar

Big Sky, Mont.

Sept. 4-6

Certified New Home Sales Professional (CSP)

Reno, Nev.

Sept. 14-16

House Construction as a Selling Tool

Youngstown, Ohio

Nov. 11-13 

3rd International Conference of the Americas

Mexico City 

Nov. 6-9

2005 Building Systems Councils SHOWCASE

New Orleans, La. 

Nov. 11-13

Custom Builder Symposium

New Orleans, La.

Nov. 13-14

National Conference on Membership

Spokane, Wash.

Nov. 17-19 

2005 State and Local Government Affairs Conference 

Phoenix, Ariz.




Jan. 11-14

International Builders' Show

Orlando, Fla.

March 12-14

National Green Building Conference

Albuquerque, N.M.

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